Crucial Instances (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Crucial Instances (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Edith Wharton
     
 

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Wharton’s second short story collection (1901) includes witty and perceptive takes on the wealthy and cultured, such as “The Angel at the Grave,” “The Recovery,” “The Copy: A Dialogue,” and “The Rembrandt,” as well as forays into the supernatural with “The Duchess at Prayer” and “The

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Wharton’s second short story collection (1901) includes witty and perceptive takes on the wealthy and cultured, such as “The Angel at the Grave,” “The Recovery,” “The Copy: A Dialogue,” and “The Rembrandt,” as well as forays into the supernatural with “The Duchess at Prayer” and “The Moving Finger.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411440968
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
307
File size:
243 KB

Meet the Author


Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was an acclaimed chronicler and keen observer of privileged society, novelist, and short story writer. Her novel The Age of Innocence made her the first female Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction in 1921. She is the also the author of The House of Mirth and Ethan Frome.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 24, 1862
Date of Death:
August 11, 1937
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France
Education:
Educated privately in New York and Europe

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